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The Excelsior Hotel

42 Argyle Square, London, WC1H 8AP, United Kingdom
+44 207 837 0571

€52+

Overall guest ratings

6.3/10 Good
based on 1,302 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.7
  • 6.8
  • 3.5
  • 3.2

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  • Train station is close

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    About

    Located in London City Centre, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of British Library and University of London. St George’s, Bloomsbury and Russell Square are also within 1 mi (2 km).

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    AMENITIES

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Internet
    • Parking
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    6.3 Good
    based on 1,302 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      7.5 "Great parking, according to 75%."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 6.8 "Food is average."
    • 6.1 "Service is ok."
      5.4 "54% said the reception staff was ok."
      6.7 "Only 67% thought the service was professional."
    • 5.1 "Internet is average."
    • 3.5 "Not very comfortable."
      0.9 "91% said rooms were small."
      1.1 "89% criticized the small bathroom."
      4.1 "Air conditioning was criticized by 59%."
    • 3.2 "Generally quite dirty."
      3.1 "69% said rooms were dirty."
      2.5 "75% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.9 "61% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 3.2 "Awful rooms."
      2.0 "80% complained about the bathroom."
      0.9 "91% said rooms were small."
      3.1 "69% said rooms were dirty."
      0.8 "92% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.9 "71% had problems with the shower."
      1.1 "89% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.5 "75% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.3 "87% found problems with the furniture."
      4.9 "51% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      2.8 "For 72%, the rooms looked old."
      4.1 "Air conditioning was criticized by 59%."
    • 2.7 "Awful breakfast."
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    Overall rating

    6.3 Good
    based on 690 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 6.1 "Service is ok."
      5.3 "53% said the reception staff was ok."
      6.3 "Only 63% thought the service was professional."
    • 5.4 "Internet is average."
      5.2 "52% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 3.4 "Not very clean."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were dirty."
      2.7 "73% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.3 "57% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 3.4 "Rooms are not good."
      2.7 "73% complained about the bathroom."
      0.8 "92% said rooms were small."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were dirty."
      0.6 "94% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.1 "69% had problems with the shower."
      2.7 "73% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.3 "87% criticized the small bathroom."
      4.3 "57% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      3.2 "For 68%, the rooms looked old."
      4.1 "Air conditioning was criticized by 59%."
      1.4 "86% found problems with the furniture."
    • 3.3 "Not very comfortable."
      0.8 "92% said rooms were small."
      1.3 "87% criticized the small bathroom."
      5.0 "For only 50%, the noise level was all right."
      4.1 "Air conditioning was criticized by 59%."
    • 2.7 "Awful breakfast."
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    Overall rating

    6.3 Good
    based on 351 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 5.8 "Service is ok."
      5.6 "56% said the reception staff was ok."
    • 5.4 "Internet is average."
      5.0 "50% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 3.6 "Not very comfortable."
      0.8 "92% said rooms were small."
      1.0 "90% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.3 "Rooms are not good."
      2.0 "80% complained about the bathroom."
      0.8 "92% said rooms were small."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were dirty."
      0.7 "93% thought they were poorly maintained."
      1.0 "90% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.6 "74% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.6 "84% found problems with the furniture."
      2.6 "74% had problems with the shower."
    • 3.0 "Generally quite dirty."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were dirty."
      2.6 "74% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.4 "66% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 2.4 "Awful breakfast."
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    Overall rating

    6.2 Good
    based on 260 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 6.4 "Service is ok."
      5.8 "58% said the reception staff was ok."
    • 4.8 "Internet is poor."
      4.6 "54% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.7 "Bad amenities."
      3.6 "64% thought the building wasn't nice."
      4.7 "53% complained about the elevator."
    • 3.6 "Not very comfortable."
      1.0 "90% said rooms were small."
      4.9 "51% thought it was too noisy."
      1.3 "87% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.2 "Generally quite dirty."
      3.1 "69% said rooms were dirty."
      2.6 "74% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.2 "Awful rooms."
      2.1 "79% complained about the bathroom."
      3.1 "69% said rooms were dirty."
      1.0 "90% said rooms were small."
      2.7 "73% had problems with the shower."
      2.6 "74% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.8 "92% thought they were poorly maintained."
      1.3 "87% criticized the small bathroom."
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